Jimmy Williams  



Founder and Past President, Probe Ministries

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Jimmy Williams was the founder and past president of Probe Ministries International. He held degrees from Southern Methodist University (B.A.) and Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.). He also completed all doctoral course work for his Ph.D. (A.B.D.) at the University of Texas-Dallas (Interdisciplinary Studies in Philosophy, Comparative Literature, and Aesthetics).

Over a thirty-five year period, he visited, lectured, and counseled on more than 180 university campuses in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. He also served on the faculties of the American, Latin American, and European Institutes of Biblical Studies.

He was also a frequent speaker in churches, conferences, and seminars. Accomplished musicians, Jimmy and his wife, Carol (pianist) have performed all their married life at churches, conferences, and conventions. Before Probe, Jimmy was in leadership with Campus Crusade for Christ and helped establish the Music Ministry Division, serving as its first Musical Director. He sang several seasons with the Dallas Opera.

Jimmy and Carol have three grown children and four grandsons. Jimmy and his family won their 14-year battle against Alzheimer’s Disease when Jimmy graduated to heaven in September 2019.



Probe Radio Transcripts:

A (Not So) Brief Defense of Christianity

Apologetics and Evangelism

Are the Biblical Documents Reliable?

Art and the Christian

Apologetics and Evangelism

The Jesus Seminar

Why A Moral Life Won’t Get Us to Heaven

Why Wait Till Marriage?

Founder’s Corner Essays:

Education: The Three-Legged Stool

From Fig Leaves to Fur Coats

God, Evil and the Holocaust

Jonah in the Whale

Rights and Wrongs

The Christian and the Arts

The Great Light

The Most Important Decision of Your Life

The Muses

The Social and Historical Impact of Christianity

The Stable

Where’s the Glory?

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